1. 10 Reasons the Premier League Is the Best in the World

    Overhyped? Maybe. But there's a reason the English Premier League is widely regarded as the best domestic football competition in the world...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 7,411 reads 32 comments

  2. Why the 2012-13 Premier League Season Will Be the Best Ever

    Last season set the bar for final-day drama in the Premier League. The fights for the championship, top four and relegation all went down to the wire, climaxing in Sergio Agüero's ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 3,037 reads 18 comments

  3. Arsenal 2012-13 Season Preview: 3 Key Changes at the Emirates

    Arsenal could hardly have had a worse start to the season than in 2011. Between the traumatic last-minute loss of captain Cesc Fabregas and the infamous 8-2 thrashing at Old Trafford, ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 5,755 reads 18 comments

  4. Brazil's 5 Biggest Letdowns Against Mexico

    The men's 2012 Olympic soccer final between Brazil and Mexico was guaranteed to crown a first-time champion—but it was the underdogs who prevailed to win gold...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 2,641 reads 7 comments

  5. USA vs. Japan: Best Photos from Women's Olympic Soccer Gold Medal Match

    The US women's soccer team went out to redeem themselves against Japan in the 2012 Olympics gold medal match. It was a rematch of last summer's Women's World Cup final, when Japan ultimately prevailed in a penalty shootout...

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  6. USA vs. Japan: Predicting the Starting Lineups for Women's Olympic Soccer Final

    After an epic extra-time win over Canada and a frantic, nail-biting finish against France, the USA and Japan are set to contest the London 2012 women's soccer final in a rematch of last year's Women's World Cup...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 2,359 reads 1 comments

  7. Hulk, Damiao, Neymar and Pato: Power Ranking the Brazil Strikeforce at Olympics

    The Brazilian soccer team have their sights set on Olympic gold. And in true samba football tradition, they are led from the front...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 7,353 reads 4 comments

  8. Neymar: Grading His Performance so Far for Brazil at the Olympics

    Brazil soccer star Neymar was always expected to be one of the highlights of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 1,544 reads 2 comments

  9. Arsenal Transfers: Grading Ex-Gunners' Career Moves from Anelka to Fabregas

    Robin van Persie is only the latest in a long line of Arsenal stars looking to capitalize from a big-money move...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 14,558 reads 22 comments

  10. Marta: Why London 2012 Is the Time for Brazilian Star to Claim First Major Title

    She's a five-time FIFA World Player of the Year , two-time Pan American Games winner and South American champion, multiple-league and cup winner in three countries and widely considered one of the top women's soccer players of all time...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about almost 2 years ago 1,044 reads 2 comments

  11. Three Reasons Why David Beckham Still Has the Magic Touch

    His old Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs may have beat him to a coveted Olympic spot, but David Beckham has never been one to accept defeat tamely. Twenty years into his remarkable career, Beckham is showing he still has the magic touch...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 3,640 reads 7 comments

  12. Brazil Olympics Soccer Team: 7 Players Who Must Be at Their Best to Win Gold

    Brazil has never won Olympic gold in soccer. It remains the last major tournament the Samba Kings have yet to conquer. A young, dynamic team and ambitious coach hope to change that at London 2012...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 6,192 reads 7 comments

  13. Vancouver Whitecaps Sign Scotland International Kenny Miller

    MLS team Vancouver Whitecaps unveiled the signing of Kenny Miller on July 16. The arrival of the Scottish international striker completes a dramatic midseason roster shake-up ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 437 reads 0 comments

  14. 10 South American Stars We'd Love to See in the Premier League Next Season

    The English Premier League has long been touted as the most exciting in world soccer, boasting a wealth of stars from all over the world...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 3,441 reads 7 comments

  15. 10 Veterans Who Will Shine in the Premier League Next Season

    The English Premier League 2012/13 season is just around the corner. Transfer rumours abound, but let's not forget it is often the veteran players who make the biggest difference while the new boys settle in...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 2,959 reads 0 comments

  16. Euro 2012 Predictions: Who Will Emerge as the Top Player at Each Position?

    As the 2012 European Championships approach their climax, the best players of the tournament start to pull away from their peers...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 968 reads 1 comments

  17. England vs. Italy Euro 2012: Can Roy Hodgson's Serie A Experience Help England?

    England will face Italy in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals under the direction of an unusual British manager: one with a wide range of experience in European football...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 1,984 reads 2 comments

  18. Euro 2012: 5 Biggest Group Stage Flops

    Emerging stars are always an exciting part of international tournaments. Who can forget Thomas Müller's barn-storming performances at World Cup 2010 or Andrei Arshavin's sublime ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 564 reads 0 comments

  19. Superstition-Based Euro 2012 Predictions: Italy, Spain and England

    When it comes to sports predictions, people love trying to tell the future by analyzing the past. This is especially true in soccer, where superstition runs rampant and the search for predictors can verge on the mystical...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 2 years ago 2,273 reads 1 comments

  20. FIFA Women's World Cup 2011: 5 Myths About Women's Soccer

    Every four years, the FIFA Women's World Cup rolls around and brings in its wake predictable public reaction. On the positive side, the tournament is heralded as the long-awaited breakthrough for women's soccer...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 3 years ago 3,710 reads 3 comments

  21. 2010 FIFA World Cup: 10 Things You Need To Know About John Terry

    Love him or hate him, John Terry evokes a strong response among supporters—and among fellow footballers, and referees, for that matter...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 4 years ago 2,439 reads 2 comments

  22. 2010 FIFA World Cup: 10 Greatest African Players In World Cup History

    The World Cup is taking place in Africa for the first time in 2010, a culmination of the continent’s ever-growing influence on world football. Here are 10 of the greatest African players in World Cup history...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 4 years ago 4,353 reads 2 comments

  23. 2010 FIFA World Cup Group C Preview: Will USA Make the Round of 16?

    USA will enter World Cup 2010 with high hopes. They have one of the strongest teams maybe ever, a coach who has proved a revelation, and a bona fide soccer star in captain Landon Donovan...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 4 years ago 1,301 reads 0 comments

  24. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Power Ranking All of the Stadium Venues

    With the countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup shifting from weeks to days, South Africa is preparing to welcome the world to ten world-class stadium venues—some brand new, some ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 4 years ago 3,619 reads 2 comments

  25. 2010 FIFA World Cup: The Sexiest Fans, WAGs and Celebrities from Spain

    Spain’s soccer team will be traveling to South Africa this summer among the favorites to win the 2010 World Cup, but how do the Spanish señoritas stack up on the world ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 4 years ago 17,051 reads 1 comments